Supports Chapter One: Trick to Treat and Chapter 5: Fats - From Tonic to Toxic
A new study, published in the December 2009 edition of the medical journal, Gut, shows that linoleic acid, the major fatty acid in all 'healthy' vegetable margarines and cooking oils increases the risk of some serious intestinal conditions.
But that's only half the story. The other half is the way this study has been reported, not just in the news media, but also on 'health' websites.
Linoleic acid is found in the largest quantities in polyunsaturated vegetable margarines and cooking oils. But we have been told these are 'healthy', so this new study is proving to be a bit embarrassing. So what do they do? Easy, blame it on what 'we all know' is unhealthy: red meat - even though red meat contains very little linoleic acid!
Read the article here.